This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of radiology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform radiology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and
This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of neurology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform neurology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and
This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of general medicine elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform general medicine elective care services at pace, why this is
Globally, healthcare leaders are increasingly looking to embed the principles of continuous improvement in their organizations. Empowering staff to deliver safe, high-quality, reliable care can provide a step-change in results. Continuous improvement helps address these obstacles by fostering a systematic and
Guidance on Better Care Fund planning requirements, which support the core NHS operational planning and contracting guidance for 2019 to 2020 that also details the Better Care Fund operating guidance.
The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs. It is
This HSC summarises the modernisation programme for critical care services following the publication of Comprehensive Critical Care, the Report of the Expert Group on Critical Care Services; allocates additional resources for critical care services during 2000/01; sets out the requirements
This circular: sets out arrangements for planning emergency and elective care at local level to ensure that services respond well to seasonal pressures whilst maintaining progress in reducing waiting lists. summarises the arrangements for whole system planning with social care,
This circular covers the consultation document on the findings of the National Beds Inquiry, including the supporting analysis.
The health and social care system in Northern Ireland has seen seven fundamental reviews setting out major changes of direction in the last 20 years. Each has delivered a similar verdict: the country needs to reduce its reliance on hospitals,
This briefing summarises the elements of the NHS long term plan implementation framework that are of most relevance to community pharmacy contractors and local pharmaceutical committees.
This report seeks to re-define commissioning beyond this narrow focus on delivery of a service against an identified need and instead establish the principles and mechanisms through which a more open and empowering approach – community commissioning – could be
Since April 2011, The King’s Fund has published a quarterly monitoring report (QMR) to track, analyse and comment on the issues the health and care system is facing. This is the 28th QMR, which takes stock of what has happened
Most previous attempts to estimate the marginal productivity of English health care expenditure have employed instruments that rely on statistical tests alone for their justification. A new approach to instrumentation has proposed the use of ‘funding rule’ variables as instruments,
The business plan of the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for health and social care for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. It includes the PSA’s: strategic objectives business principles regulatory oversight and standard-setting work programme
This House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report recommends that the Government immediately spends £8 billion to restore social care to acceptable standards and then introduces free personal care over a period of 5 years. The report finds publicly funded
This Long Term Plan Implementation Framework system support offer signposts the national and regional support systems can draw on to develop their five-year strategic plans.
Following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England and NHS Improvement committed to publishing an implementation framework, setting out further detail on how it would be delivered. Local systems are developing their five-year strategic plans which will
This report is intended to enhance workplace practice surrounding obesity. It seeks to discuss how the effects of obesity extend to people’s working lives, raising issues related to productivity and absenteeism as well as highlighting the level of discrimination that
This research was commissioned to gain a better understanding of: behaviours and attitudes of employers in terms of the provision of health and wellbeing initiatives for employees the risks and costs faced by employers when implementing these initiatives and the